How to Upgrade My Computer

How To : Prepare your computer to upgrade to Windows 7

Rocketboom Tech correspondent Ellie Rountree recommends 5 tips for installing Windows 7. Before making the big switch to Windows 7, check out these tips. Some topics covered are backing up your files, picking out the right version of Windows 7 for you, and when to make the swi ...more

How To : Upgrade the hard drive on your laptop computer

Not enough space on your laptop? No problem! Grab a new hard drive from your local office supply store and follow this tutorial to learn how to install it. You Will Need • New hard drive • External hard drive enclosure • USB cable • Hard-drive cloning program • Small Phil ...more

News : How to Speed Up Your Computer Before Upgrading RAM

Thousands of history files, cookies, other unwanted files stored in your system as logs and other formats. To manually check each one is difficult. New computers are too fast by processor behavior, after some times of working it comes to slow performance. After browsing it is ...more

How To : Upgrade 32-bit Windows to 64-bit

In this tutorial, we learn how to upgrade a 32-bit Windows to 64-bit. Chances are, it should be able to run as a 64-bit, depending on the processor. If you change the settings in BIOS, you can change it up so you can upgrade the computer. If your computer is still not working, ...more

How To : Upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 with Cnet TV

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to upgrade a computer from Windows Vista to Windows 7. Users are able to do an in-place upgrade as long as both the Windows Vista and Windows 7 versions are the same. Users will need to export all their data, erase the hard drive and t ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove hard drive

Want to upgrade your hard drive in your Power Mac? It's a pretty simple task, once you can get inside your computer. See how to remove your hard drive from you Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They ...more

How To : Remove the RAM memory from a Power Mac G5

Maybe you only have 1G of RAM in your Power Mac. Maybe you ace some bum memory. Maybe it's just time to upgrade. Either way, this RAM upgrade video can help. See how to remove the RAM memory from a Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac c ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the video card

Your graphics card may be a little outdated in your Power Mac, so upgrade it to a one that can handle all of your gaming needs. See how to remove the graphics video card from your Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and elect ...more

How To : Remove and upgrade the RAM in a mid-2010 Mac Mini

Interested in upgrading your RAM? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of removing the RAM module from a mid-2010 unibody Mac Mini without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair or upgrade. This tutorial will also be o ...more

How To : Install RAM in an MacBook white unibody

OWC, Other World Computing, demonstrates how to install RAM or upgrade and replace the memory in a 13-inch Macbook unibody. Installing RAM will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and is a relatively easy task. It will require the use of a Philips head screwdriver. First ...more

How To : Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET. You need to do these 3 things. 1st - run the Windows 7 upgrade advisor to know if your computer can handle any version of Windows 7. 2nd – check the Windows 7 c ...more

How To : Disassemble the retro Apple Lisa computer

The Apple Lisa. It was first introduced in January of 1983, at a cost of $9,995.00, which today is around $21,693.00. It was the first commercially sold personal computer to have a GUI (graphical user interface). The Lisa's CRT monitor has a resolution of 720 by 364. If you wa ...more

How To : Remove the logic board on a Power Mac G5

Is your motherboard toast? If your logic board has burned out, it's a sad thing, but you're going to have to replace it. See how to remove the logic board from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. T ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the power supply

Your power supply on the bottom of your Mac may need to be replaced. If you're not sure how to remove it, no problem. See how to remove the power supply from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. The ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the power button

Can't turn on your computer? The power button might be broke. If so, you're going to have to replace it, and you can do it yourself. See how to remove the power button from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electron ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the G5 processor

For some reason or another, you might have to remove the processor from your Power Mac. If you don't know how, see how to remove the processor from the Power Mac desktop computer right here. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. Th ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the airport card

To remove your airport card from your Power Mac, you're going to have to know what you're doing… see how to remove the airport card from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutori ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the speaker

Your sound from your Power Mac may be nil, or maybe it just sounds really bad. The speaker may need to be replaced. See how to remove the speaker from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the SuperDrive

If your discs are getting jammed in your optical drive, or if your CDs and DVDs simply aren't playing in your Power Mac, it might be time to replace that old SuperDrive. See how to remove the SuperDrive optical drive from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove side case and fan

Need to fix your Power Mac? Disassembling the Power Mac could be tricky, but not now. See how to remove the side case and fan from the G5 Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials ...more

How To : Install memory in a 17" MacBook Pro

This video from OWC presents how to install memory in a 17" Macbook Pro.The operation will take about 15 minutes and doesn't require an experienced user.First you need to provide all necessary anti-static precautions - discharge static electricity, use static-free surface.You' ...more

How To : Install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro

MacOSG demonstrates how to install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro. When performing this upgrade, be sure to take precautions for static by discharging static electricity before beginning. Shut down, unplug and place the Mac Pro on a static-free surface. To access the memory, you nee ...more

How To : Disassemble an Apple iPod Touch, 2nd Generation

You have an iPod Touch, but it's broken. Why spend tons of money to have Apple or some dealer repair it when you can do it yourself? See how to disassemble the iPod Touch. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tut ...more

How To : Disassemble the iPod Mini, 2nd Generation

If you haven't bought one of the new Apple iPod's, you're probably pretty attached to your old one then. Like the iPod Mini. Compared to today's small iPods, it's a clunker, but to you, it's your baby. So if it ever needs fixed, you should do it yourself. See how to disassembl ...more

How To : Repair LCD display & logic board on an Intel iMac

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How To : Disassemble a 5th Generation Apple iPod Nano

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How To : Disassemble a 4th Generation Apple iPod

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How To : Eject and recover a stuck CD or DVD on a Mac

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 15" - Logic board removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 15" - SuperDrive removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook 13" - Unibody glass LCD removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - Fan removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - Hard drive removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - Logic board removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - MagSafe board removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - Speaker removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - SuperDrive removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - Bottom case removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 17" - Fan & heat sink removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 17" - Right speaker removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 17" - Logic board removal

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How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - Bottom case removal

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How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - Hard drive removal

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How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - SuperDrive removal

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How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - Top section removal

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How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 17" - RAM memory removal

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